Heralds seek 2020 summer interns

Herald Community Newspapers is seeking 2020 and summer interns for our 18 community-based publications that stretch across Nassau County’s South Shore, from Valley Stream to Seaford, and Long …

Bellmorite Bob Botwin, Grumman engineer, dies at 89

When the world watched with wonder as the United States sent missions to the moon, Bob Botwin, of Bellmore, was behind the scenes, helping each operation go smoothly. Botwin was a propulsion expert, …

Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District warns against dangers of vaping

The coughs of a hospitalized teen echoed through the Brookside School auditorium in North Merrick on Jan. 29. A news report was projected above the stage, and alleged that the boy’s illness was …

Good Samaritan from Bellmore honored by Town of Hempstead

The first thing Drew Hanson heard as he left work on the morning of Dec. 21 was “the bang,” he said. Around 9:30 a.m., as he pulled up to the stoplight at Front and Clinton streets in …

Bellmore-JFK's science Olympiads headed to state finals

Anyone who thinks science is a quiet activity reserved for the ivy-covered halls of academe has never attended a science Olympiad like the one held at Levittown’s Division Avenue High School …

Two Regeneron finalists named at Bellmore-JFK

For the first time in John F. Kennedy High School history, there are two finalists in the Regeneron Science Talent Search, Andrew Brinton and Katherine St George. On the day of the announcement, amid …

New leaders aim to revamp Bellmore-Merrick Hadassah

When she was in high school, Michele Friend took an “exodus” from Europe to Israel with Young Judea, the youth group of Hadassah. For six weeks, she and other Jewish-Americans ex-plored …

Editorial

When it comes to diversity, we could do better

February, known nationally as Black History Month, is an appropriate time to work toward closing the opportunity gap for people of color.

Scott Brinton

When a president seizes congressional power

Watching the U.S. Senate impeachment trial last week was like witnessing a slow-motion train wreck. You knew the outcome — you knew Republican senators would never agree to witnesses (Mitt …

Op-Ed

There’s more to Groundhog Day than meets the eye

On Sunday morning, at about 6 a.m., the temperature was around 30 degrees, it was cloudy and there was a soft drizzle. I hopped in my car to make the short drive to Crossroads Farm in Malverne . . .

Randi Kreiss

Read this book: ‘The Great Believers’

What were you doing in the 1980s? If you weren’t born yet or are too young to remember . . .